Entries Tagged as 'Digital Media Receivers'

PlayStation Vue Now Available On Roku

June 21st, 2016 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Sony’s PlayStation Vue, the internet-based provider of cable and broadcast-based live TV and on-demand channels, is now available on Roku devices, the manufacturer of set-top streaming media adapters and integrated smart TVs revealed Tuesday. PlayStation Vue is accessible by owners of the Roku Streaming Stick, Roku Streaming players and Roku TVs. In addition, PlayStation […]

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Lionsgate To Master In Dolby Vision, Atmos Formats

June 17th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Hollywood studio Lionsgate said Thursday that it will begin mastering some of its content for the Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) format and Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound. Dolby has now enlisted five studios to back its Dolby Vision HDR platform and seven to pledge support for Dolby Atmos surround sound. The announcement […]

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Basse: Theaters Will Need To Catch Up To HDR TVs

June 15th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

  Hanno Basse, Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE) Chief Technology Officer and chairman of the Ultra HD Alliance, said 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment continues to push the envelope on production of 4K Ultra HD content with high dynamic range (HDR), but the creative license of filmmakers using the format can sometimes be limited by the […]

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Sling TV Comes To Apple TV

June 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, Satellite TV, Sling Box, Streaming Services

  Sling TV revealed Monday that its live and on-demand Internet TV service is now available on Gen-4 Apple TV set-top digital media streamers. The provider of live over-the-top streaming services also revealed that it has added select Viacom channels to its expanding service lineup. Sling TV said fourth-generation Apple TV owners can now download […]

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Sony Offers Father’s Day TV, Blu-ray Promotions

June 11th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

                                              A Sony X850D Series 4K Ultra HD TV Sony is celebrating Father’s Day with a number of promotions on televisions and Blu-ray Disc players, in addition to releasing its recently announced UHP-1 premium audio/video player. Sony is running a Father’s Day promotion between June 12th-25th offering instant rebate savings on […]

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Comcast’s 4K/HDR Plans Are Getting `Whacky’

June 1st, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, HDMI, HDR, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Test Equipment, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Wireless HD

  Trying to get a handle on what’s going on with Comcast’s plans to launch 4K Ultra HD video and high dynamic range (HDR) content as part of its regular TV service offerings is a bit like playing a game of Whack-A-Mole. Executives with the giant Cable Multi System Operator (MSO) have made repeated statements […]

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Dish’s HopperGO Mobile Video Solution Hits Stores

May 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, Satellite TV, Second Screen, Sling Box, Streaming Services, Wireless HD

Satellite TV provider Dish said its new HopperGO personal video mobile drive is now available for purchase by subscribers of the Dish TV service. HopperGO, which is available to Dish customers now at a $99 retail price, is described as a pocket-sized mobile DVR that customers can take on the road to watch stored movies […]

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Philips Ultra HD Blu-ray Players To Hit Stores Next Month

May 18th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D UHDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVD Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Philips is planning to release next month two versions of the Ultra HD Blu-ray player it originally unveiled at CES 2016 last January. The brand, which is licensed and managed in North America by P&F USA for Blu-ray players, TVs and certain home theater products, will offer two players differentiated by cosmetic appearance. Both […]

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